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Kavanot: Sefer Shmuel

Thoughts on Tanach and the Davening

The Life of David

"שמואל א פרק טז","","Relevant תהלים" "1-6","Samuel ordered to annoint a new king","" "7-23","Annointment of David and singer to Saul","30" "שמואל א פרק יז","","" "1-11","Goliath","" "12-16","David's brothers go to war","" "17-19","David brings food to his brothers","" "20-25","David sees Goliath","" "26-33","David volunteers to fight","" "34-36","David's history defending the flock","20" "37-44","Goliath mocks David","37" "45-54","David's victory","9-10" "55-56","Saul doesn't remember David","" "שמואל א פרק יח","","" "17:57-5","David meets Jonathan","14,53" "6-9","הכה שאול באלפיו, ודוד ברבבתיו ","36" "10-13","Saul tries to kill David","12" "14-16","Everyone loves David","" "17","Saul proposes marrying Meirav to David","" "18-24","Saul proposes marrying Michal to David","" "25-29","...for a brideprice of 400 foreskins","" "30","David is a hero","" "שמואל א פרק יט","","" "1-3","Jonathan warns David","" "4-7","Jonathan defends David","" "8-10","Saul tries to kill David","" "11-13","Michal saves David","59" "14","Michal's cover story","" "15-16","Michal's story is uncovered","" "17-24","Samuel defends David","" "שמואל א פרק כ","","" "1-4","David and Jonathan conspire","" "5-8","David's plan to hide","" "9","Jonathan's answer","" "10-11","Jonathan and David go outside to conspire","" "12-17","Jonathan agrees","" "18-23","Jonathan fleshes out the plan","" "24-26","Plan, day 1","" "27-29","Plan, day 2","" "30-31","Saul threatens to kill David","" "32-33","Jonathan defends David","" "34","Jonathan broods","" "35-42","The plan is implemented","" "שמואל א פרק כא","","" "1-5","David hides in Nob","" "6-9","David gets food and arms from Achimelech","" "10-14","David runs to Gath and feigns insanity","56" "15-16","חסר משגעים אני?","34" "שמואל א פרק כב","","" "1-4","David's band of mercenaries","31" "5","Gad's message to David","23" "6-8","Saul's paranoia","" "9-11","Doeg betrays Achimelech","52" "12-13","Saul confronts Achimelech","" "14-17","Achimelech defends himself","" "18-23:3","Massacre at Nob","" "שמואל א פרק כג","","" "4-5","David defends Keilah","" "6-9","Saul goes after David","" "10-12","David inquires of the ephod","" "13-15","David flees Keilah","35" "16-18","Jonathan pledges loyalty to David","" "19-29","Saul goes after David","11,54" "שמואל א פרק כד","","" "1","Saul is informed of David's location","" "2-7","David does not kill Saul","57,142" "8-15","David defends himself","7" "16-22","Saul accepts David","58" "שמואל א פרק כה","","" "1","Samuel dies","" "2-31","David meets Abigail","" "32-43","David marries Abigail","" "שמואל א פרק כו","","" "25:44-7","Saul goes after David","58,63" "8-25","David does not kill Saul","" "שמואל א פרק כז","","" "1-4","David runs to Gath","" "5-6","David works for Achish","" "7-12","David is a Philistine mercenary","" "שמואל א פרק כח","","" "1-2","Philistines go to war against Israel","" "3-16","Saul consults the witch of Endor","" "17-25","Saul consults the ghost of Samuel","" "שמואל א פרק כט","","" "1-3","Philistines go to war against Israel","" "3-5","Philistines accuse David of disloyalty","" "6-7","David is dismissed","" "8-11","David leaves","" "שמואל א פרק ל","","" "1-6","Amalek attacks David's home","" "7-12","David chases Amalek","" "13-21","David attacks Amalek","" "22","The stragglers disclaim the booty","" "23-24","David rewards them anyway","" "25","And makes it a permanent rule","" "26-31","David restores the stolen property","" "שמואל א פרק לא","","" "1-7","Saul and his sons fall in battle","" "8-13","Saul is buried","" "שמואל ב פרק א","","" "1-12","David finds out about Saul's death","" "13-16","David kills the Amalekite","" "17-27","David's elegy for Saul and Jonathan","" "שמואל ב פרק ב","","" "1-4","David reigns in Hebron","" "5-7","David courts the people of Gilead","" "8-9","Ish Bosheth reigns in the rest of Israel","21" "10-11","Divided kingdom for 2 years","" "12-3:1","Civil war","" "שמואל ב פרק ג","","" "2-5","David's children in Hebron","" "6-11","Abner threatens to defect to David","" "12-13","Abner defects to David","" "14-30","Joab assassinates Abner","" "31-32","David mourns Abner","" "33-38","David's elegy for Abner","" "38-39","David wants to make amends","" "שמואל ב פרק ד","","" "1-3","Ish Bosheth hears of the assassination","" "4-12","Ish Bosheth is assassinated","" "שמואל ב פרק ה","","" "1-2","All the tribes ask David to rule","" "3","David reigns over all Israel","" "4-10","David conquers Jerusalem","" "11-12","David builds a palace","" "13-16","David's children in Jerusalem","" "17-22","David defeats the Philistines","1-2" "23-25","David defeats the Philistines","" "שמואל ב פרק ו","","" "1-23","David brings the ark to Jerusalem","8,29,68" "דברי הימים א פרק ו","","" "16-34","Leviim appointed by David","42-49‎ (Bnei Korach),‎ 50‎ (Asaf)‎" "שמואל ב פרק ז","","" "1-3","David wants to build the Temple","27-28" "4-17","Nathan tells David his son will build the Temple","" "18-29","David's prayer","" "שמואל ב פרק ח","","" "1-8","David's wars of conquest","60" "9-18","David's kingdom","61" "שמואל ב פרק ט","","" "1-13","David takes care of Saul's grandson","" "שמואל ב פרק י","","" "1-19","David defeats Aram and Ammon","" "שמואל ב פרק יא","","" "1","The war with Ammon continues","" "2-15","David and Bathsheba","25-26" "16-24","Uriah is sent to his death","" "25-27","David marries Bathsheba","17" "שמואל ב פרק יב","","" "1-6","Nathan's parable","" "7-10","Nathan accuses David","51" "11-12","David's punishment","38-39" "13-25","David's son dies","" "26-31","David defeats Ammon","40-41" "שמואל ב פרק יג","","" "1-22","The rape of Tamar","" "23-27","Conspiracy against Amnon","" "28-30","Amnon is assassinated","" "31","David mourns Amnon","" "32-33","Jonadab consoles David","" "34-39","Absalom flees","" "שמואל ב פרק יד","","" "1-4","Joab tries to console David","" "5-7","The wise woman's parable","" "8-9","David's response","" "10-11","David vows to protect her","" "13-17","She asks again for protection","" "18-20","David realizes what's going on","" "21-23","David asks to bring Absalom back","" "24","David doesn't want to see Absalom","" "25-17","Absalom's beauty","" "28-30","David refuses to see Absalom","" "31-33","Absalom asks for forgiveness","" "שמואל ב פרק טו","","" "1-6","Absalom undermines David","" "6-9","Absalom conspires against David","70,71" "10-18","Absalom rebels against David","3" "19-24","David flees Jerusalem","55" "25-26","David has the ark return to Jerusalem","" "27-37","David recruits spies in Jerusalem","" "שמואל ב פרק טז","","" "1-9","Saul's decendents help and hinder David","" "10","David accepts Shimei's curses","" "11-13","Shimei continues cursing David","" "14-19","Absalom takes Jerusalem","" "20-23","Absalom takes David's concubines","" "שמואל ב פרק יז","","" "1-4","Ahithophel's plan","4-5" "5-6","Absalom questions Hushai","" "7-13","Hushai's plan","" "14","Absalom accepts Hushai's plan","" "15-20","David's spies are told the plan","" "21-23","David is told the plan and flees","" "24-26","The camps of David and Absalom","" "27-18:3","David prepares for war","" "שמואל ב פרק יח","","" "4-18","Civil war","" "19-28","Messengers are sent to David","" "29-31","The messengers arrive","" "32","David learns of Absalom's death","" "שמואל ב פרק יט","","" "1-5","David mourns Absalom","" "6-8","Joab chides David","" "9","David remains in mourning","" "10-11","The people are disheartened","" "12-21","David returns to Jerusalem","" "22","Abishai wants to kill Shimei","" "23-24","David defends Shimei","" "25-29","Mephibosheth pledges loyalty to David","" "30-31","David accepts Mephibosheth","" "32-38","Barzillai pledges loyalty to David","" "39-40","David rewards Barzillai","" "41-42","David crosses the Jordan","" "43","The people of Judah argue with the rest of Israel","" "שמואל ב פרק כ","","" "19:44-3","Sheba rebels against David","" "4-5","David musters the people of Judah","" "6-8","Joab chases Sheba","" "9-10","Joab assassinates Amasa and tracks down Sheba","" "20-22","Sheba is killed","" "23-25","David's officers","" "שמואל ב פרק כא","","" "1-14","Saul's descendents are killed","65" "15-17","David is too old to fight","" "18","War with the Philistines","" "20-22","The Philistines are defeated","" "שמואל ב פרק כב","","" "1-51","David's shira","18" "שמואל ב פרק כג","","" "1-7","David's last psalm","" "8-39","David's officers","" "שמואל ב פרק כד","","" "1-2","David plans a census","" "3-10","The census","" "11-13","Gad's message to David","" "14-16","David chooses to be punished by G-d","6" "17","David prays for forgiveness","" "18-25","David builds an altar in the threshing-floor of Araunah","24" "מלכים א פרק א","","" "1-31","Adonijah declares himself heir to the throne","" "32-53","David declares Solomon heir to the throne","" "מלכים א פרק ב","","" "1-5","David's instructions to Solomon","72" "7-10","David dies","" "11-12","David's reign",""